Opinion

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The world has replaced its contrition for the Jews with feelings of unease about past attitudes towards Muslims. And this new unease takes a strange form, writes Clive Kessler.

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There is no excuse for the pattern of black holes in the financial records of Australian companies, including online betting companies, writes Jeffrey Knapp.

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Consumers who benefit from the clothing industry's addiction to cheap labour must take some responsibility for the Bangladesh factory deaths, writes Alecia Simmonds.

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Rather than uniting Australians, a plebiscite on gay marriage is likely to deepen divisions and further polarise the community, writes George Williams.

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Measuring and monitoring Australia’s fresh water is increasingly important, and we need to invest in satellite technology to meet this challenge, argues Gordon Roesler.

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Although the ground-dwelling Mountain Pygmy-possum is highly vulnerable to extinction, it can be saved, write Hayley Bates and Haijing Shi.

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With the conflict in Syria continuing with no end in sight, is it time for true foreign intervention to solve the crisis, asks Anthony Billingsley.

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The way we commemorate wartime sacrifice and its influence on our national identity must be kept in balance and context, writes Alan Stephens.

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Care must be taken to ensure that mandatory pro bono imposed on law students, who by definition are not admitted as lawyers, does not do more harm than good, write Michael Legg and John Corker.

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Love is a vital element in almost everything that is important to economists and social science, write Gigi Foster and Peter Frijters.

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